John Kieffer

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kieffer@umich.edu

2018 HH Dow

T: (734) 763-2595

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  1. Heinrich, C, Aldridge, M, Wineman, A, Kieffer, J, Waas, A, and Shawan, K (2012). Generation of Heat and Stress During the Cure of Polymers Used in Fiber CompositesInt. J. Eng. Sci, 53:85-111.

  2. Kim, B, Zhen, C, Jeong, E, Kieffer, J, and Kim, J (2012). Organic Dye Design Tools for Efficient Photo-Current Generation in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells; Exciton Binding Energy and Electron AcceptorAdv. Func. Mat., 22:1606-1612.

  3. Ngo, K, Philipp, P, Kieffer, J, and Wirtz, T (2012). Cs oxide aggregation in SIMS craters in organic samples for optoelectronic applicationSurface Science, 606:1244-1251.

  4. Aldridge, M, Shankar, C, Zhen, C, Sui, L, Kieffer, J, Caruso, M, and Moore, J (2011). Combined Experimental and Simulation Study of the Cure Kinetics of DCPDJ. Composite Materials, 45:1827-1835.

  5. Angibaud, L, Briquet, L, Philipp, P, Wirtz, T, and Kieffer, J (2011). Parameter Optimization in Molecular Dynamics Simulations using a Genetic AlgorithmNucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 269:1559-1563.

  6. Ngo, K, Philipp, P, Jin, Y, Morris, S, Shtein, M, Kieffer, J, and Wirtz, T (2011). Analysis and fragmentation of organic samples by (low-energy) dynamic SIMSSurf. Interface Anal., 43:88-91.

  7. Ngo, K, Philipp, P, Jin, Y, Morris, S, Shtein, M, Kieffer, J, and Wirtz, T (2011). Analysis of organic multilayered samples for optoelectronic devices by (low-energy) dynamic SIMSSurf. Interface Anal., 43:194-197.

  8. Philipp, M, Müller, U, Sanctuary, R, Kieffer, J, Possart, W, and Krüger, J (2011). On the interplay between transport and structure formation at epoxy-hardener interfaces visualized by scanning Brillouin microscopySoft Matter, 7:118-124.

  9. Philipp, P, Briquet, L, Wirtz, T, and Kieffer, J (2011). Low-energy oxygen bombardment of silicon by MD simulations making use of a reactive force fieldNucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 269:1555-1558.

  10. Philipp, P, Yue, Y, Wirtz, T, and Kieffer, J (2011). Ion-Matter interactions by MD simulations making use of reactive force fieldsSurf. Interface Anal., 43:112-115.

  11. Yang, M, Cao, K, Sui, L, Qi, Y, Zhu, J, Waas, A, Arruda, EM, Kieffer, J, Thouless, MD, and Kotov, NA (2011). Dispersions of Aramid Nanofibers: A New Nanoscale Building BlockACS NANO, 5(9):6945-6954.

  12. Zhen, C, Dai, Y, Zeng, W, Ma, Z, Chen, Z, and Kieffer, J (2011). Achieving Highly Efficient Fluorescent Blue Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Through Optimizing Molecular Structures and Device ConfigurationAdvanced Functional Materials, 21:699-707.

  13. Aldridge, M, Shankar, C, Zhen, C, Sui, L, Kieffer, J, Caruso, M, and Moore, J (2010). Combined Experimental and Simulation Study of the Cure Kinetics of DCPDJ. Composite Materials, 44:2605-2618.

  14. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2010). Computer Simulation, Prediction, and Design of GlassesCeramic Transactions, 215:17-26.

  15. Müller, U, Philipp, M, Gervais, P, Possart, W, Wehlack, C, Kieffer, J, Sanctuary, R, and Krüger, J (2010). Combination of high-performance refractometry and infrared spectroscopy as a probe for chemically induced gelation and vitrification of epoxiesNew Journal of Physics, 12:083036.

  16. Sanctuary, R, Philipp, M, Kieffer, J, Müller, U, Possart, W, and Krüger, J (2010). Trans-Interfacial Polymerization and Transport Processes in Epoxy-Alumina Nanocomposites Visualized By Scanning Brillouin MicroscopyJ. Phys. Chem. B, 114:8396-8404.

  17. Sui, L, Huang, L, Podsiadlo, P, Kotov, N, and Kieffer, J (2010). Brillouin light scattering investigation of the mechanical properties of layer-by-layer assembled cellulose nanocrystal filmsMacromolecules, 43:9541-9548.

  18. Kieffer, J (2009). Understanding the anomalous behaviors of B$_2𝛐_3$ glassPhysics and Chemistry of Glasses, 50(5):294-300.

  19. Philipp, M, Collette, F, Veith, M, Seck, P, Sanctuary, R, Müller, U, Kieffer, J, and Krüger, J (2009). Mixing behavior and interphase formation in the DETA-water system studied by optical imaging and spatially resolved Brillouin scatteringJournal of Physical Chemistry B, 113:12655-12662.

  20. Zhen, C, Becker, U, and Kieffer, J (2009). Tuning Electronic Properties of Functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes: A DFT and TDDFT StudyJ. Phys. Chem. A, 113:9707-9714.

  21. Zhen, C, Chen, Z, Liu, Q, Dai, Y, Shin, R, Chang, S, and Kieffer, J (2009). Fluorene Based Oligomers for Highly Efficient and Stable Blue Organic Light-Emitting DiodesAdvanced Materials, 21:2425-2429.

  22. Bhattacharya, S and Kieffer, J (2008). Molecular dynamics simulation study of growth regimes during polycondensation of silicic acid: from silica nano-particles to porous gelsJ. Phys. Chem. C, 112:1764-1771.

  23. Huang, L, Nicholas, J, Kieffer, J, and Bass, J (2008). Polyamorphic transitions in vitreous B$_2𝛐_3$ under pressureJ. Phys. Cond. Matter, 20:075107.

  24. Zhou, J and Kieffer, J (2008). Simulation of Hexane-Functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric SilsesquioxanesJ. Phys. Chem., 112:3473-3481.

  25. Huang, L, Durandurdu, M, and Kieffer, J (2007). New B$_2𝛐_3$ Crystals Predicted from Concurrent Molecular Dynamics Simulations and First-Principles CalculationsJ. Phys. Chem. C, 111:13712-13720.

  26. Podsiadlo, P, Sui, L, Elkasabi, Y, Burghardt, P, Lee, J, Miryala, A, Kusumaatmaja, W, Carman, M, Shtein, M, Kieffer, J, Lahann, J, and Kotov, N (2007). Antireflective Effect and Transmittance Enhancement of Natural Cellulose NanorodsLangmuir, 23:7901-7906.

  27. Bodapati, A, Treacy, MMJ, Falk, M, Kieffer, J, and Keblinski, P (2006). Medium Range Order and Radial Distribution FunctionJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 352:116-122.

  28. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2006). Anomalous thermo-mechanical properties and laser-induced densification in vitreous silicaAppl. Phys. Letters, 89:141915.

  29. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2006). Thermo-mechanical anomalies and polyamorphism in B$_2𝛐_3$ glass: A molecular dynamics simulation studyPhys. Rev. B, 74:224107.

  30. Huang, L, Durandurdu, M, and Kieffer, J (2006). Transformation Pathways of Silica under High PressureNature Materials, 5:977-981.

  31. Ionescu, T, Qi, F, McCabe, C, Striolo, A, Kieffer, J, and Cummings, P (2006). Evaluation of Forcefields for molecular simulation of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanesJ. Phys. Chem. B, 110:2502-2510.

  32. Kieffer, J, Johnson, J, Nickolayev, O, and Bass, J (2006). Structures and Visco-Elastic Properties of Potassium Tellurite: Glass vs. MeltJ. Phys. Cond. Mat., 18:903-914.

  33. Maiti, S, Shankar, C, Geubelle, P, and Kieffer, J (2006). Continuum and molecular-level modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymersJ. Eng. Mat. Tech., 128:595-602.

  34. Bhattacharya, S and Kieffer, J (2005). Fractal dimensions of silica gels generated using reactive molecular dynamics simulationJ. Chem. Phys., 122:094715.

  35. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2005). Structural Origin of Negative Thermal Expansion in High-temperature Silica PolymorphsPhys. Rev. Letters, 95:215901.

  36. Chagarov, E, Adams, JB, and Kieffer, J (2004). Application of design of experiments methodology to optimization of classical molecular dynamics generation of amorphous SiO2 structureModelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 12(2):337-356.

  37. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2004). Amorphous-amorphous transitions in silica glass. I. Reversible transitions and thermo-mechanical anomaliesPhys. Rev. B, 69:224203.

  38. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2004). Amorphous-amorphous transitions in silica glass. II. Irreversible transitions and densification limitPhys. Rev. B, 69:224204.

  39. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2004). Polyamorphic Transitions and Thermo-Mechanical Anomalies in Network GlassesGlasstechnische Berichte - Glass Science and Technology, 77:124-133.

  40. Huang, L, Duffrène, L, and Kieffer, J (2004). Structural transitions in silica glass: thermo-mechanical anomalies and polyamorphismJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 349:1-9.

  41. Kieffer, J and Huang, L (2004). Anomalous Thermomechanical Properties of Network GlassAmerican Ceramic Society, Urbana, IL, vol. 25.

  42. McCabe, C, Glotzer, S, Kieffer, J, Neurock, M, and Cummings, P (2004). Multiscale Simulation of the Synthesis, Assembly and Properties of Nanostructured Organic/Inorganic Hybrid MaterialsJ. Comput. Theoret. Nanoscience, 1(3):265-279.

  43. Nicholas, J, Sinogeikin, S, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (2004). A High Pressure Brillouin Scattering Study of Vitreous Boron Oxide up to 57 GPaJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 349:30-34.

  44. Nicholas, JD, Sinogeikin, SV, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (2004). Spectroscopic Evidence of Polymorphism in Vitreous B$_2𝛐_3$Phys. Rev. Letters, 92(21):215701.

  45. Palko, JD and Kieffer, J (2004). Inherent Structures in the NaCl-CsCl System at the Boundary between Crystallization and Glass FormationJ. Phys. Chem. B, 108:19867-19873.

  46. Palko, JD, Durandurdu, M, and Kieffer, J (2004). Mechanically Controlled, Seeded Formation of a Nano-Scale Metastable Phase in Ionic CompoundsNano Letters, 4(9):1769-1773.

  47. Huang, L and Kieffer, J (2003). Molecular Dynamics Study of Cristobalite Silica Using a Charge Transfer Three- Body Potential ModelJ. Chem. Phys., 118:1487-1498.

  48. Kieffer, J (2003). Not Too Hot to HandleScience, 299:1998-1999.

  49. Nicholas, JD, Youngman, RE, Sinogeikin, SV, Bass, JD, and Kieffer, J (2003). Structural changes in vitreous boron oxidePhys. Chem. Glasses, 44(3):249-251.

  50. Kieffer, J (2002). Structural Transitions in Glasses and Glass-Forming Liquids (Morey Award Lecture)Ceramic Bulletin, 81:73-78.

  51. Kieffer, J (2002). Structural Transitions and Polyamorphism in Glass-Forming OxidesJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 307-310:644-653.

  52. Kieffer, J (2002). Multiscale Simulation of POSS Nano-AssemblyeMedix, Huntington Beach, CA.

  53. Zheng, Q, Green, J, Kieffer, J, Poole, P, Shao, J, Wolf, G, and Angell, CA (2002). Limiting tensions for liquids and glasses from laboratory and MD studiesKluwer Academic, Dordrecht.

  54. Kurkjian, CR and Kieffer, J (2000). Elastic Properties of Inorganic GlassesIn: Handbook of Elastic Properties of Materials, ed. by Bass, H.E. and Levy, M. and Stern, R., Academic Press.

  55. Nanba, T, Kieffer, J, and Miura, Y (2000). Molecular Dynamic Simulation of the Structure of Sodium-Germanate GlassesJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 277:188-206.

  56. Kieffer, J (1999). Structural Transitions and Glass FormationJ. Phys. Chem. B, 103:4153-4158.

  57. Kieffer, J (1999). Fast Relaxations in Mixed-Alkali SilicatesJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 255:56-66.

  58. Duffrène, L and Kieffer, J (1998). Molecular Dynamic Simulations of the a-b Phase Transition in Silica CristobaliteJ. Phys. Chem. Solids, 59:1025-1037.

  59. Duffrène, L and Kieffer, J (1998). Elastic Moduli of SilicaIn: Electronic Materials Information Service (EMIS) No. 22, ed. by Hewak, D., pp. A2.2.

  60. Duffrène, L, Gy, R, Masnik, J, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (1998). Temperature Dependence of the High-Frequency Viscoelastic Behavior of Soda-Lime-Silica GlassJ. Am. Ceram. Soc., 81:1278-1284.

  61. Kieffer, J (1998). Structural Dynamics in Glass Forming Liquids from Brillouin ScatteringPhysica A, 261:60-73.

  62. Kieffer, J, Masnik, JE, Nickolayev, O, and Bass, J (1998). Structural Developments in Supercooled Alkali Tellurite MeltsPhys. Rev. B, 58:694-705.

  63. Nanba, T, Kusuno, K, Miura, Y, and Kieffer, J (1998). Computer Simulation of the Structure of Alkali-Germanate GlassesSan Francisco, CA, vol. CD-ROM(ISBN 1-57498-053-X)).

  64. Reardon, BJ and Kieffer, J (1998). Phase Stability Limits via Non-Equilibrium Normal Mode AnalysisPhil. Mag. B, 77:907-924.

  65. Kieffer, J (1997). Time-Space-Correlations of Cation Motion in Alkali SilicatesMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 455:331-336.

  66. Reardon, B, Kieffer, J, Masnik, JE, and Bass, JD (1997). Relaxation Processes in Borate MeltsSociety of Glass Technology, Abingdon, UK.

  67. Reardon, BJ and Kieffer, J (1997). Atomistic Mobility in Supercooled Liquids via Normal Mode Analysis and Molecular Dynamic SimulationsCeramic Transactions, 69:195-202.

  68. Youngman, R, Kieffer, J, Bass, JD, and Duffrène, L (1997). Extended Structural Integrity in Network Glasses and MeltsJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 222:190-198.

  69. Duffrène, L and Kieffer, J (1996). Pressure-Induced Structural Transformation in Cristobalite Studied by Molecular Dynamic SimulationMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 398:451-456.

  70. Masnik, J, Nickolayev, O, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (1996). Structural Developments in Fragile Glass Forming SystemsMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 407:209-304.

  71. Nekhayev, D and Kieffer, J (1996). Clustering and Extended Range Order in Binary Network GlassesMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 408:363-368.

  72. Kieffer, J, Masnik, JE, Reardon, BJ, and Bass, JD (1995). High-Frequency Relaxational Spectroscopy in Liquid Borates and SilicatesJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 183:51-60.

  73. Masnik, J, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (1995). The Complex Mechanical Modulus as a Structural Probe: Case of Alkali Borate Liquids and GlassesJ. Chem. Phys., 103:9907-9917.

  74. Adams, J, Rockett, A, Kieffer, J, Xu, W, Nomura, M, Kilian, KA, Richards, DA, and Ramprasad, R (1994). Atomic Level Computer SimulationsJ. Nuc. Mat., 216(Proceedings of Fundamentals of Radiation Damage):265-274.

  75. Kieffer, J (1994). High-Frequency Structural Relaxation in Sodium Silicate Melts - A Molecular Dynamic StudyJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 172-174:1285-1291.

  76. Kieffer, J (1994). Mechanical Degradation and Viscous Dissipation in B$_2𝛐_3$Phys. Rev. B, 50:17-29.

  77. Kieffer, J, Masnik, JE, Reardon, BJ, and Bass, JD (1994). Visco-Elastic Relaxations in Alkali Borates and Alkali SilicatesMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 321:203-208.

  78. Manalang, M, Bergstrom, D, Kramer, D, and Kieffer, J (1994). Cation Diffusion in Network StructuresJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 169:72-86.

  79. Young, T, Borchardt, G, and Kieffer, J (1994). Application of a Kinetic Model for Tracer Diffusion of Silicon and Oxygen in Silicates MeltsJ. Phys. Cond. Matter, 6:9835-9852.

  80. Young, T, Kieffer, J, and Borchardt, G (1994). Tracer Diffusion of Oxygen in CoO-SiO$_2$ MeltsJ. Phys. Cond. Matter, 6:9825-9834.

  81. Anderson, D, Kieffer, J, and Klarsfeld, S (1993). Molecular Dynamic Simulations of the Infrared Dielectric Response of Silica StructuresJ. Chem. Phys., 98:8978-8986.

  82. Drabold, D, Adams, JB, Anderson, DC, and Kieffer, J (1993). First Principle Study of Polymer-Metal-Metal-Oxide AdhesionJ. of Adhesion, 42:55.

  83. Freeman, S, Booske, JH, Meng, B, Kieffer, J, and Reardon, BJ (1993). Studies of Microwave Field Effects on Ionic Transport in Ionic Crystalline SolidsCeramic Transactions, 36:213-221.

  84. Masnik, J, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (1993). Structural Relaxations in Alkali-Silicate Systems by Brillouin Light ScatteringJ. Am. Ceram. Soc., 76:3073.

  85. Reardon, B, Kieffer, J, Booske, J, and Cooper, RF (1993). Analysis of the Microwave Sintering Effect in NaCl using Molecular Dynamic SimulationsCeramic Transactions, 36:239-245.

  86. Boulard, B, Kieffer, J, Phifer, CC, and Angell, CA (1992). Vibrational Spectra in Fluoride Crystals and Glasses at Normal and High Pressures by Computer SimulationJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 140:350-357.

  87. Kieffer, J (1992). Investigation of the Transitional Pore Structure of Activated Carbon Fibers by Small Angle Neutron ScatteringJ. Appl. Phys., 72:5649-5656.

  88. Masnik, J, Kieffer, J, and Bass, JD (1992). Structural Relaxations in the GHz Frequency Range in Glass Forming Silicate MeltsMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 248:505-510.

  89. Phifer, C, Gosztola, DJ, Kieffer, J, and Angell, CA (1991). Effects of Coordination Environment on the Zr-F Symmetric Stretching Frequency of Fluorozirconate Glasses, Crystals and MeltsJ. Chem. Phys., 94:4982.

  90. Angell, CA, Scamehorn, CA, List, DL, and Kieffer, J (1989). Glassforming Liquid Oxides at the Fragile Limit of the Viscosity-Temperature RelationshipNAVKA, Leningrad.

  91. Kieffer, J and Angell, CA (1989). Structural Incompatibilities and Phase Separation in Molten Binary SilicatesJ. Chem. Phys., 90:4982-4991.

  92. Kieffer, J and Angell, CA (1989). Generation of Fractal Silicas by Negative Pressure Rupturing of SiO$_2$ GlassMolecular Simulations, 3:137-154.

  93. Kieffer, J and Borchardt, G (1989). Kinetic Model of Silicate Melts - Equilibrium CaseGlastechn. Ber., 62:337-344.

  94. Syed, R, Kieffer, J, and Angell, CA (1989). Non-Random Mixing and Fast Ion Conducting Lithium Chloroborate Superionic Glasses: An Ion Dynamic Computer SimulationMat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 135:73.

  95. Kieffer, J and Angell, CA (1988). Generation of Fractal Structures by Negative Pressure Rupturing of SiO$_2$ GlassJ. Non-Cryst. Solids, 106:336-342.

  96. Kieffer, J and J. B. Wagner, J (1988). Electrical Conductivity in Metal/Metal Oxide CompositesJ. Electrochem. Soc., 135:198-205.

  97. Kieffer, J and Borchardt, G (1987). A Kinetic Model of Silicate Melts, Silicon Tracer DiffusionChemical Geology, 62:93-101.

  98. Kieffer, J and Borchardt, G (1986). Tracer Diffusion of Cobalt and Silicon in Cobaltous Oxide - Silica Liquid MixturesMaterials Science Forum, 7:243-256.